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    What does "telling remark" mean in the following sentence?

    ..., Burma still sits in largely the same poverty that it was in when the general's first took power. Upon her release, Suu Kyi made the telling remark that Rangoon seemed just as she remembered it. Imagine someone saying the same thing of the capital cities of other Asian tiger economies.

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    Re: telling remark

    'Telling' means significant or revealing. Read more here and bookmark the OneLook site for future reference.

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